Upcoming Events

County Events and Workshops

Homemaker Spring Meeting

Date: Saturday April 20, 2024

Location: Beans Corner Baptist Church, ME-133 & ME-156, Jay, ME 04239

Registration information: TBA

Extension Homemakers is a volunteer group that has the goal of developing leadership, supporting worthy community causes, and promoting University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s educational programs in Franklin County. The purpose of this group remains tied to strengthening and extending adult education into the home and community.

More Information: Franklin County Homemakers

Herb Growing

Grow your own productive herb garden!

Learn how to grow, harvest, preserve, and USE a wonderful variety of culinary herbs. We’ll review how to grow herbs well, and then learn how to maximize your harvest by understanding the growth habits of each plant. Preserving your herbs, in many different ways, will then give you the pleasure of having them available year round! Resources will include recipes for easy as well as more complicated blends to enjoy!

Date: April 23 (Snow Date: April 30)
Instructor: Amy Leblanc
Cost: $20

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Approximately)

Register: Region 9 Adult Ed

Franklin County Annual Meeting

Date: Thursday, May 16 5pm – 7pm

Location: University of Maine Cooperative Extension Franklin County Office, 138 Pleasant Street, Farmington

This year, The University of Maine Cooperative Extension of Franklin County and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will host the 2024 Annual Meeting. Guests of all ages are invited to learn about the community-focused work of UMaine Extension.

This event is free and open to the public – no registration is required. Light refreshments will be served.

For Gardeners, Farmers, and Community Members

Ongoing Opportunities

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